666 Burrard St, Suite 1700, Park Pl, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1983 (BC)
Ross MacDonald, KC is a senior partner at Stikeman Elliott. Ross was one of the six lawyers who opened the office in 1988 and he served as the Managing Partner for over 20 years (1999-2019). Ross's diverse real estate and commercial practice emphasizes acquisitions, leasing, financing, and all aspects of major multi-use development projects, including zoning, subdivision, environmental remediation, governmental and municipal approvals. His practice also includes corporate, real estate-based transactions involving pension fund syndications as well as public-private partnership infrastructure and concession agreements. Appointed in 1988, Ross continues to act as lead counsel responsible for the development of Concord Pacific Place, the 200+ acre former site of Expo 86 located in downtown Vancouver. Born and raised in Greater Vancouver, Ross has in-depth knowledge of the region's municipal landscape and its real estate opportunities and challenges.